'''Haverford College''' ( ) is a private university|private
al Liberal arts colleges in the United States|liberal arts college
located in Haverford, Pennsylvania|Haverford
, United States
, a suburb of Philadelphia
. All students of the College are undergraduate
s, and nearly all reside on campus.
The college was founded in 1833 by area members of the Orthodox Philadelphia Yearly Meeting
of the Religious Society of Friends
(Quakers) to ensure an education grounded in Quaker
values for young Quaker men. Although the college no longer has a formal religious affiliation, the Quaker
philosophy still influences campus life. Originally an all-male institution, Haverford began admitting female transfer students in the 1970s and became fully co-ed
ucational in 1980. Currently, more than half of Haverford's students are women. For most of the 20th century, Haverford's total...